Admissions Overview

We thank you for your interest in enrollment into Upper Limit Aviation for your airplane and helicopter flight training.

Upper Limit Aviation is a unique school, and our admissions process is also unlike that of most other schools.  We ask that you either fill out the application form and submit it for our review or that you call and speak with our admissions department.  Our staff is committed to helping you throughout the entire process, guiding you through each step and answering any questions you may have along the way.  Here are some of the requirements from the FAA to start your flight training.

FAA Requirements for Enrollment

• Be 17 years old at the start of training
• Be 18 years or older when you take the FAA Private Pilot Written Exam
• Be able to read, write, and speak English

Specific Requirements for Enrollment

You must be able to present the following items:

  • High School Diploma or Completed High School Transcripts
  • FAA Medical Certificate Second Class & Student Medical Certificate
  • Valid Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Current Driver’s License

ULA Admissions Contact*

Danielle Bourdeaux – Director of Admissions
Office# 435-586-7862*
Fax# 435-586-1705

*If this is your first time contacting ULA, or you are looking for info related to recruitment or general program info please contact 801-746-1565.  Only contact Danielle if you are ready to apply or have already applied.

ULA Enrollment FAQ’s

  • Please schedule a time to meet with Enrollment Specialist, Carrie Elsass, to complete the required FAA Safety Paperwork –
  • If you are interested in a degree program as well as flight training, please learn more about the application process at  The degree program follows a semester calendar at SUU.
  • See beginning admissions steps for all three locations under the Future Students tab.

2015 start dates for those enrolling with SUU

Southern Utah University Enrollment Dates

  • January 5th 2015
  • May 26th, 2015

ULA Admissions Checklist:

Common Courses

  • Aviation Orientation
  • Private Pilot Airplane
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Commercial Pilot Airplane
  • Certified Flight Instructor Airplane
  • Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane
  • Air Transportation
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Fixed-Wing SEL Private Pilot Solo Lab
  • Fixed Wing-SEL Private Pilot Certification Lab
  • Fixed-Wing Private Pilot Ground School
  • Fixed-Wing MEL Private Pilot Add-On Lab
  • Certified Flight Instructor Ground School
  • CFI Instrument Ground School


Upper Limit Aviation has developed unique partnerships with institutions of higher learning.

ULA provides aspiring student pilots an opportunity to attend flight school while earning either an Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of General Studies, of Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.  This not only enhances a career in aviation but also provides students with a broad knowledge base for lifelong employment and career advancement possibilities.